Tamiya Mini Rules

The Minis are split into two classes based upon motor choice:

Formula 1

Only one of the following brushless combo’s is permitted:

HobbyWing EZRun Series 13T/3650-M Combo


HobbyWing EZRun Combo Max10 3652SL 3300kv Brushless Motor

No other brushless speedos or motors are permitted at this time. Speed controller software must not be altered in any way. Altering the standard parameters using the supplied programmer device on it’s own is allowed.

Any commercially available sealed can motor with no less than 20 winds (These must be Mabuchi style, sealed motors with enclosed endbells that do not permit changes to brushes, springs or timing).

Formula 2

Tamiya silver can motors only
Silver can motors from other manufacturers such as Mardave are not permitted
Motors must not be tampered with in any way such as altering the timing

Rules for Formula 1 and Formula 2

General Rules:-
Geared or ball diffs permitted
Any 2 wheel drive Tamiya mini (M03, M05, M06 including Pro versions, M07)
The MG Evo is also permitted, but the primary gearing must be 28/80. No alterations to other gearing.  Carbon fibre chassis and upper deck are not permitted.
Maximum size pinion: 20T
Speed tuned/fast gearsets are not permitted (including differentials)
Chassis modifications to the battery hole are not permitted
Minimum weight is 1250g

7.4v 2s LiPo (or 6 cell NiCad or NiMH)

Any Mini tyre on a 42mm rim (no double inserts or foam tyres)

Ride Height:-
Minimum 5mm

Permitted Bodyshells:-

Only wings supplied with the bodyshell are permitted for use on the bodyshell, no additional wings are allowed.


58148 Rover Mini Cooper
58163 Rover Mini Cooper Monte Carlo
9458158 Fiat Abarth 1000 TCR Berlina Corsa
58168 Alpine A110
58175 Honda S800
58324 Suzuki Wagon R – NEW
47308 Volkswagen Golf Mk.1 Racing Gr.2
93036 Lowride Pumpkin – NEW
92213 Datsun 280ZX Sports Version
84227 Renault Turbo 5 Rally
84167 Nissan Silvia S15

58196 Honda S-MX – NEW
58187 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GTA
58180 Mazda Eunos Roadster
58427 Fiat 500
58368 Suzuki Swift
58624 Mazda Roadster – NEW
58503 Honda Ballade Sports Mugen
58621 Suzuki Jimny – NEW

58208 Porsche 911 Carrera – NEW
58202 Mercedes SLK – NEW
58197 Porsche Boxster – NEW
58173 VW Beetle
58400 Mini Cooper S 2006
58265 Toyota bB – NEW
58236 Honda S2000 – NEW
58240 BMW M Roadster NEW
58520 MINI JCW Coupe
58493 Mazda RX-7
58560 VW Beetle Rally – NEW
58655 Citroen 2CV Charleston – NEW
58649 NSU TT Jägermeister – NEW
58640 Mazda Demio / Mazda 2
58453 Alfa Romeo MiTo
58532 Nissan Silvia S13
58629 Mercedes G Wagon – NEW


SPA168 Honda CR-Z – NEW
SPA163 Toyota MK II 100 – NEW ??
SPA164 Toyota Starlet
SPA162 Suzuki Aruto Works


60903 C30 “Volvo”

60904 GTi “Golf”
60906 Jazz
60905 RS1 “Audi”


MT009001 5 “Fiat 500”
MT008002 Turbo “Renault 5”
MT008001 595 Sport “Fiat Corsa”
MT009004 Turbo Spidi “Mini”


HPI-7211 Porsche Carrera RSR – NEW

HPI-105019 Scion – NEW
HPI-7205 Mazda MX-5 – NEW
HPI-7209 Datsun 510 – NEW
HPI-7210 Datsun 240Z – NEW
HPI-7213 Toyota Corolla Levin – NEW
HPI-7215 BMW 2002 – NEW
HPI-7216 Honda Civic

ABC Hobby

All their shells are realistic, so should all be allowed



M2307 NSU TT – NEW
M2308 Fiat Corsa – NEW
M2316 Pick Up – NEW
M2318 Old School Pick Up – NEW
M2323 Skoda Fabia
M2317 Lancia Stratos – NEW
M1105 VW Beetle
M1107 Mercedes A Class
M2305 March
M2309 Suzuki Swift
M2313 Toyota Yaris
M1108 BMW Mini Cooper


PC201029 Classic Mini – NEW

PC201028 Fiat 500 – NEW
PC201027 Suzuki Swift – NEW

PC201030 BMW Mini – NEW


1275GT Club 1275GT – NEW

1275EST         Club 1275 Estate – NEW


VW Camper – NEW